Jesse Sykes

Mark Linkous, aka Sparklehorse, took his own life in 2010.

It’s a Wonderful Life

Sparklehorse and the symphony of sadness.

 

The author at home in Iowa.

Restless Burning

Finding harmony and stillness in a breakdown in Iowa.

 

From Cripple Creek to Pound Ridge

From Cripple Creek to Pound Ridge

As long as I've understood the difference between the North and the South, I've leaned on the sound of Levon Helm's voice.

 

Jesse Sykes: Selective Exposure

Jesse Sykes: Selective Exposure

Record stores can't stock everything, but they can provide a road map that algorithms can't compete with.

Jesse Sykes: Selective Exposure
Standing With the Man

Standing With the Man

Artists aren't fighting piracy to get rich. We're fighting to survive.

Standing With the Man